Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do the Native Americans want to hold a trial for the chief's nephew in the white man's court?
2. What does the father of the two young boys tell them to do when he sees the party that has come to arrest them?
3. In the story "Red Leaves," how many Indians are searching for the chief's slave?
4. What is the only thing Emily's father leaves to her in his will?
5. What part of the black men's clothing did Lucius Provine burn when he was a child?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the sympathy of the Confederate soldier his downfall in the story "Mountain Victory"?
2. On what image does Faulkner end the story "Crevasse"?
3. How does the Judge realize that he is dead in the story "Beyond"?
4. Why is Res Grier accused of arson?
5. In the story "Lo," why is the president uncomfortable with the Native Americans who come to him for advice?
6. Why does Alec Gray kill his commanding officer?
7. What happens to the traveling soldiers who are trying to escape enemy fire in the story "Crevasse"?
8. How does Harrison Blair's wife feel about him?
9. What is life like for Alec Gray after he leaves the Army?
10. Why do unexpected visitors frequently arrive at the home of Roger Howes in the story "Artist at Home"?
The story "Victory" is all about the effects of war. First, describe the effects war has on the community as a whole in this story. Then compare/contrast that to the effects war has on the individual in this story. Finally, describe what you think Faulkner's message about war is through the example of this story.
The story "The Tall Men" deals with the realization that the motivations of actions are sometimes misunderstood. First, explain what the motivations of the marshal were when he came to arrest the two young boys. Then explain what the marshal assumed the motivations of the young boys were in refusing to sign up for service. Finally, explain what the marshal learned about the human condition and what motivates us all.
The story of Doom becoming Indian chief of his tribe is one full of adultery, murder, dishonesty and racism. Give at least one examples of each of these elements within the story "A Justice." Then explain why you think Faulkner chose to give this story its particular title.
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